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Joni: An Unforgettable Story #JoniBook

  • Sun, Jun 5, 2016

His Alone Class & Joni: An Unforgettable StoryIn a split second, the lives of some are transformed forever.

This was the reality for Joni Eareckson Tada who, in one split second, went from being an active young woman to facing every day in a wheelchair.

And as this month marks the 40th anniversary of her award-winning autobiography, Joni: An Unforgettable Story, I thought it fitting to share it with my Sunday School Class.  Our class of single women includes those who have never been married as well as those whose lives have been changed in a split second when a husband has left a marriage or ...

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Joni on the National Day of Prayer

  • Sun, May 1, 2016

I was asked to lead the prayer time in  our Sunday School Class this weekend. Many had come to class with burdened hearts – one had just lost a sister to cancer, one needed strength to face her estranged husband, one wanted prayer for her son and daughter-in-law in the last trimester of a high risk pregnancy.

We spent about thirty minutes of class time in prayer. We didn't conclude the time with answers to prayers, but what we did gain was peace knowing we'd placed our petitions at the throne of our Lord God almighty.

This Thursday is ...

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Hymns at Easter

  • Mon, Mar 21, 2016

Usually it's my children asking me questions.  Not this time. 

While serving in the 2-year old Sunday school class this weekend, it was my 13 year-old Rebecca who was fielding the questions.  One of the little girls asked her why there was a picture of a palm tree leaf on the church bulletin.   Rebecca told her it was Palm Sunday, the day Jesus went to Jerusalem and that the crowds welcomed Him by waving palm branches. The inquisitive girl asked why the people welcomed Him.  Rebecca told her it was because they knew He was their Savior and they ...

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